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WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS

Questions of colonialism frame Ciro Guerra’s English-language debut

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THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON

A renegade modern-day Huckleberry Finn tale starring Shia LeBeouf and newcomer Zack Gottsagen

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JINN

Good intentions backfire in this shallow, sex-shaming film about cultural identity

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SAUVAGE

Sauvage reminds the spectator of the dazzling constellation of sex and sexuality

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ROMA

Critic-bait cinema at its most specious, narcissistic and self-indulgent

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HAPPY AS LAZZARO

Alice Rohrwacher works with clay and her directorial alchemy delivers gold

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PETERLOO

Mike Leigh goes for political point-scoring over visuality. In other words: angry in theory, polite in execution

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THE GUILTY

A stunning dramatisation of psychological conflict and theological drama

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CRYSTAL SWAN

Belarusian comedy touches upon the trauma of post-socialist rule

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ARCTIC

Mads Mikkelsen is impeccable in anthem to the strength of Scandinavian men